SOC常见问题 问题

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System and Organization Controls (SOC) reports, formerly Service Organization Control reports, are examinations provided by CPAs in connection with system-level controls of a service organization or entity-level controls at other organizations. These engagements are performed in accordance with Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE) No. 18, which is a professional standard promulgated by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). 


A SOC report is often requested by organizations (user entities) that receive significant services from a service organization and the user entities’ auditors (user auditors). 

  • SOC 1, SOC 2 - SOC for Service Organizations: Trust bet9平台游戏 
  • Soc 2®命中
  • SOC 2®CSA STAR认证
  • SOC 3 - SOC for Service Organizations: Trust bet9平台游戏 Criteria for General Use Report
  • 面向网络安全的SOC
  • 供应链SOC
What are the benefits of obtaining a SOC 2 Report?

Obtaining a SOC 2 report differentiates the service organization from its peers by demonstrating the establishment of effectively designed internal corporate governance and oversight and allows customers, stakeholders – or both – to gain confidence and place trust in the service organization’s system. 

How does a service organization prepare for a SOC Report?

Prior to undergoing a SOC examination, an organization should engage a CPA firm to perform a SOC Readiness Assessment. SOC Readiness Assessments are designed to assist organizations in assessing their preparedness for a SOC examination. 


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